Volleylites Welcome Letter

Welcome to our 2023-24 IPV Volleylites Youth Training

We look forward to working with your athlete and encourage you to read through the information below to prepare for the first day. We’ll also send a reminder email prior to the start of class.

-Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early to check-in with the coach inside the front door at Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center.

-Participants will receive an invoice from IPV for the session with an option to pay by charge or bank transfer. Payment is due prior to the first class.

-Please complete the online Medical Release form prior to the first day of class so we have it on record.

-USA Volleyball is our parent organization and requires that each athlete complete a VolleyKid membership prior to the start of class. We’ll email an “Invite” to join Illinois Performance Volleyball through the SportsEngine system with links to get your membership. *The system doesn’t open until 9/1.

-Participants should dress comfortably in shorts (or spandex), t-shirt and gym shoes. Knee pads are optional.
-Please send a water bottle for breaks, water fountains are available for re-fills.
-We’re happy to accommodate requests to keep friends together for the training.
-We will provide all balls needed for practice so there is no need to bring your own ball.
-Coaches: Caroline O’Connor, Shannon Simpson, and staff.
-New athletes are welcome to join at anytime during the session provided space is available.
*We do not anticipate having to cancel any practices due to weather but should it come up, please check our website- www.ipvbc.com. We’ll post any weather related cancellations by 2pm the day of the practice.

2023-24 Session Dates:

-Session #1– Sept 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 22, 29 *No class on  Oct 15
-Session #2– Nov 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec 3, 10, 17
-Session #3– Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4, 11, 25 *No class on Feb 18
-Session #4– March 3, 10, 17; April 7, 14, 21, 28 *No class March 24 or 31


1- Good Samaritan Health & Wellness (behind hospital)- 3551 Highland Ave

Downers Grove, IL 60515  Maps & Directions. *Take Highland Ave to 39th St, go East to stop sign at Wellness Way, turn left & follow road to the end.
*Good Sam asks that parents drop-off and pick-up participants by the front entrance.
*Spectators are not allowed in the court area, exercise area or walking track overlooking the courts. Please confirm this rule with anyone that will be dropping off or picking up.
2- ARC Recreation Center- 8201 Janes Ave, Woodridge, IL  Maps & Directions
*We’ll try to accommodate your location requests.
Time: 4:30-6pm
Age Group: Grade School & Middle School
Cost: $170

Contact us with questions.

Welcome to the IPV Family!